tv 11 News at 5AM NBC October 26, 2012 5:00am-6:00am EDT
good morning. i am mindy basara. >> i am stan stovall. >> of the talk today is about hurricane sandy. >> that is not something the media came up with. as far as i know because of the national weather service forecast office. he is the guy that point that. -- coined that. it is happening around halloween. and we are dealing with low clouds and fog. and there's a little drizzle and missed. you see the rain from hurricane sandy, a little weaker now. in the bahamas. and the city called front out to the west. snow and colorado. all of that convergence comes to the other by the end of the weekend and early next week. kind of the same time frame before all comes in.
we will talk about the forecast in a minute. first the traffic. >> traffic is looking very nice. no problem spots at this hour. it looks like everything should be moving fine. 64 on 95 heading down south toward the beltway. on the harrisburg expressway, 64 as well. on 795 in the area of owings mills, 64 as well. our live drive times show we are up to speed along the west side on the outer loop. it will take you 11 minutes. and four minutes on 95 north. no delays or problems by. a live look outside the beltway here on the west side. you can see the inner and outer lips are looking light. -- inner and outer loops are looking light. that is the latest on traffic
pulse 11. >> our big story this morning is the growing concern along the east coast as hurricane sandy makes the way toward the united states >> already the storm is being blamed for 11 deaths. >> sandy's early morning came as it slashed the caribbean. violent winds and rain, q but taking the most vicious hit. and now it turns its attention toward the east coast. >> models show at san the brush in the mid atlantic through the weekend and ultimately targeting the east coast early next week. the current forecast holds, new york could take a direct hit. >> we opened the situation room already. and the nyc still storm plan was activated early this morning. >> early signs already showing
up along the beaches in florida, thick clouds. and a growing certification. >> it is devastatingly be a double. >> and extremely dangerous. >> every year we have something happen or someone gets out and gets injured or killed because they went out and the ocean when it is like this or worse. >> during the worst, preparations have already started. and americans the operation teams in the area during up for a possible strike from sandy. >> coronation and preparation. >> residents stocking up on essentials. it was not shared by millions along the east coast, working, watching and waiting for hurricane sandy. arrival isante's still days away, many people are not wasting time getting ready. jennifer franciotti joins us
with how people are getting ready. you are at a grocery store. >> of course. where else would i be? of course you are here because of sandy. and i said, yes. already people have been coming in and stocking up. unlike the derecho storm we have this summer, we do have times to prepare. that is why stores are already seeing a bump in the sales, people coming in for batteries, food, water. and the essentials, milk, bread and toilet paper. the emergency management officials are getting ready as well. monitoring the forecast and telling residents cannot take advantage of this advanced warning. >> try to be prepared on their own. if we do have a major hit from the hurricane, you will be on your own for a while. so hot water, food, and to have a flashlight and radio is really best. stay connected with the world.
>> and officials say can help crews out by cleaning out storm drains, backing up your leavis and securing your halloween decorations. words, yard work. >> sounds like a good word for the husband. tracking the hurricane on our radar. find it all on wbaltv.com and our mobile apps. >> a taxi driver is in critical condition after he is shot during a robbery in east baltimore. the 32-year-old driver was working my suspect pulled a gun and demanded money from the driver and shot him in the chest while still driving. it came to a stop on north central avenue. no details on the suspect. >> a high-school student faces possible charges after allegedly breaching a gun to school. investigators say the gun was not loaded. they to be student into custody.
they say he will be disciplined under the code of conduct. >> in south baltimore family grieving after an at the -- active duty sailor was shot visiting his grandmother. he and his eggert brother were unloading groceries for grandmother when two men approached them. he had just returned from a nine month deployment aboard the abraham lincoln. his family is heartbroken. >> he did something good and came back to the united states for this? he did not deserve any of this at all. >> police are urging anyone who might have information on this crime to call the homicide unit out 410 396 2100. crime stoppers is offering a $2,000 reward. >> 62 degrees at the airport. two new jersey teens targeted a teenage girl. >> and a stabbing in a home.
drifting northward. we will be speaking about the forecast, the combination of sandy coming up from the south with the moisture and the cold front to the west merged on us over the weekend. we will talk about that in a minute. >> covering the nation this morning, and many in critical condition after police say she stabbed two children to death before stabbing herself. the mother of the children came home to find them dead in the bathtub. the nanny on the floor suffering from self-inflicted throat wounds. the nanny is now in police custody at the hospital. for treatment of her injuries. >> to new jersey boys will appear in court today. she. discovered later.
the two are charged with first- degree murder and disposing of a body. >> friends and family members will see their final farewell to george mcgovern later today. services for the former senator will be held later this afternoon during a viewing was held thursday. joe biden attended. george mcgovern and died sunday at the age of a 90. >> 5:11, 62 degrees. the reason for the plummeting car prices. >> demons, zombies, how scary is your children's costumes? that
>> now traffic and weather together. >> good morning. checking on their friend and morning commute. looking very nice. no problem spots to report. and the major road race checking out ok. 11 minutes on the inner loop. eight minutes on 95 northbound to the fort mchenry toll plaza. otherwise, around the area, 70 headed eastbound to the beltway, 71 miles per hour their past 29. on 97, 68 miles per hour. looking very nice and white march, and 95 northeast corner heading downward toward the beltway. and baltimore national pike, you can see the inner and outer lips
>> up near cape canaveral and the center of the storm is still in the area of the bahamas. we also have this cold front to the west. they are slowly working a little closer together and that is when things really explode. we have some snows of to the west and colorado. and in the eastern part of the state. that is a sign of how cold the air is. again, one of the factors and how the storm is point to behave when it all comes to us, let us take a look of the conditions outside right now. the average rose almost exactly the same is where we did the temperatures are almost exactly the same as yesterday morning. that brings a lot of moisture and gives us these clouds. acts like a blanket so the temperatures cannot go down. we were in the 60's yesterday. we have hardly any sign. still on the 60's now. down in a 59.
on the boardwalk, 63. 59, frederick. westminster, 61. 50's in far western maryland. a couple 40's, alton, west virginia. and monerae at 47. here is what the map looks like this morning. high pressure off new england. we have sandy down to the south from in the vicinity of the a hamas. -- still in the vicinity of the bahamas. we are in the clear from the standpoint of the effects of these storms, besides the east wind. no rain or anything else. and the sprint out to the west, general iran producer, the snows and the colder air behind it. satellite picture, you can see the rains associated with the storm. some of the rain is out down here. but to get the idea of the
extent of this storm. moving into the carolinas and now. and the characters behind the front dramatically dropped. that is part of the energy with the storm. 66 to 71 is the high. we may develop a sound break in the afternoon. generally a sunny day. east wins and 5 to 10 miles per hour. tickets look at our seven-day forecast. the moisture from the south and the friend to the west, we pick up some rain shower activity. high temperatures still in the 60's. and actually, as of the moisture gets up here on sunday and the cold front coming up from the west, rain chances a go up dramatically on sunday. and we start to get breezy. money is a key de. windy conditions and wet, a lot of rain. 58 is the high. in a stupor of tuesday and beyond.
-- things taper off on tuesday. >> the country's number 3 wireless carrier said it lost thousands of subscribers from july through september. many customers give up on in nextel network and the company failed to sign up enough on to the sprint network. as for non-contract plans, they added 19,000 customers. car amador is swelling. that is used car prices a falling according to a new report. new-car dealers asking an average price $11,000 this month. that is down 0.43%. the reason, a rise in a new car sales. more trade ends. and more commercial vehicles. pumpkins, goblins decorate yards. halloween is just around the corner. and some people are taking a dramatic approach to celebrate. >> the more gruesome the
costume, the better. depending upon who you ask. >>. not look to be mean or hate all, they just want to enjoy it. >> laura and her boys are going with the flow of what is on television and the movies, and this year that is zombies. according to stop at this leesburg store, the zombies are be big sellers. and young ones at that. they come in sizes suitable for 3 to 5 year-olds. >> absolutely pushing it. i do not think that is appropriate. >> her daughter emily is going to be a vampire. >> i am going to bite your neck. >> that was one of last year's top sellers. >> that does not mean to the other stuff as offer list forever. >> united states carrier? >> yes. >> what about zombies?
>> you just gave me an idea for next year. >>. year-olds zombies? too much, too soon? >> it gives them a loss of a chance to be a little. >>. that little girl was a piece of work. that was erika gonzales reporting. do you think halloween costumes are getting too scary or too gory for children? you can share your response on wblatv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail at email@example.com. >> here is a question for you, halloween costumes in the office from a fashion do or do not? they say it will do billions in damage. and wall street still seeing a sales slump. here is our bloomberg business report. >> hello. good morning. happy friday. you do not hear this very often,
but apple disappointing. costs are on the rise. they sold fewer ipods and the latest quarter than predicted. and that is mainly because customers were waiting on the ipad mini, available earlier this week. the apple news is impacting things. a lower start your. a few showers, we will. reports on consumer confidence and third quarter gdp. modestly higher than yesterday. the weekly jobless claims numbers a did a drop. a little better than expected. i know you have been covering hurricane sandy. it has the potential to cause of billions of dollars in damage. arista modeling firm says if the storm continues its path, damage could total $5 billion. now the power companies along the east coast are making
preparations for power outages and flooding. they are taking this extremely seriously. is it ever appropriate to wear a halloween costume to work? a survey found 60% of employees will hold a halloween party, and about,% planned to wear and hauling accustomed to work. -- about 10%. i am jane king. reporting for wbal 11. >> i wonder if my zombi custom will work here? >> it might be too much. >> game stop known for video games are ready to take on toys r us with a new line of stores. is that right? >> yes. these are called game stop kids. there will sell more than just a video games. and how cool would it be to have a cell phone just like james bond. i will tell you how to get one, next hour.
>> thank you. >> we feel like zombies every morning. >> there you go. >> the time is 5:23. it is the weekend before halloween. >> which means ghosts are flooding the theaters. we will take a look at the most terrifying flicks and mayor: casino owners in west virginia are spending millions against question seven. that upsets me. and that upsets jonathan ogden. you don't want to upset
jonathan ogden. ogden: no you don't. mayor: question seven means thousands of jobs and millions for our schools. but these west virginia casinos want to keep it all for themselves. we're not happy about that. ogden: no we aren't. mayor: so join us and vote for question seven. and west virginia, don't make me send jonathan ogden over there. mayor: vote for question seven. ogden: for baltimore.
>> is the weekend before halloween. and there's plenty to do at the local cineplex. >> and a new movie coming to theaters starring tom hanks. here is a box office previous. >> of that as it, the music from my dreams. >> the soundtrack to a movie about everything, cloud atlas. mr. romance taking place in the past, present and future.
and the end, the future revolution takes place because of a simple act of kindness centuries before. it is rated r. the double put up the welcome mat in silent till revelation. this teenager and her dad on the run from unseen a dark forces, but when daddy does appears on her 18th birthday, she goes searching and finds herself in a silent film, which just might be her final destination. this is rated r. a young surfer gets wet behind the ears in chasing maverick. they read the most dangerous wave and california. they think it is a bad idea, but he keeps nipping at the heels until they agree to train him. it could be wiped changing or like ending ride. it is rated pg. >> thank you, you are welcome. >> this turns into a truck.
she gets invited to the hottest party after high school only to be left in charge of her little brother on the big night. fun side, pg-13. that is your box office preview. >> 5:28. 62 degrees at the airport. still ahead, both president candidates reaching out with very specific group of people. i am hallie jackson in washington with how they are dipping into the fountain of youth voters. >> for a word to describe our whether -- but down the road, whether -- but down the road, stormy might be the best way as a pastor,
my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6.
>> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i am stan stovall. >> i am mindy basara. what is the latest on hurricane sandy? >> still out there. when is 85 miles per hour. still on track to affect us in some manner, combining with another storm which is complicated. it all comes together as what you might call the perfect storm. take a look at this graphic. takes a look at the various models. they all make a turn right into the coast from the mid-atlantic area up into new england. the one called dfdl, close to the european model, it brings a great into delaware. >> o., no. >> there are still a couple days to fine tune all of this. it looks like we will get caught
by something. so now, the traffic. what do we have? >> much better news. no problem spot right now. great news if you are heading out on the roads. here is a look outside. it looks as if we are moving pretty well cleared 61 on 295 in the area of nursery road. for the north on the harrisburg expressway, 59 miles per hour. heading south toward the beltway on the jfx, 55. no problems or delays on those roadways at the this early hour. eight minutes on the inner loop. heading over to the 83, 63 on i- 95 southbound -- i mean six minutes on 95 southbound between the beltway 100 and howard county and eight minutes between the tunnel and 95 on the south side. here is a look at baltimore washington pike. the inner and outer loop is just fine.
that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> not talking quite the same punch, but hurricane sandy causing concern as a heads towards the east coast. >> and after seeing our share of severe weather,e,rs are gearing up -- marylanders are gearing up for the storm. >> they are shopping. right about now, 5:30, that is the perfect time to go to the grocery store. but a lot of people taking advantage of the early warning. and officials said that is what they should be doing. the wind rain and snow still hundreds of miles away. we could be part of a sandy's plan. and people like ricardo is used to be caught off guard. >> you might as well stocked up on a chicken and water. >> try to get prepared.
this is just a light round to the store and i will do the heavier one later on. >> emergency operation center. >> emergency management, dpw and crews are getting ready. a monitoring the forecast and telling residents to take advantage of the advanced warning. >> try to be prepared on your own. if we have a major hit, you are going to be on your own for a while. so to have water, sued, and to have a flashlight and radio is really the best to stay connected with the world. >> and also help by clearing out storm drains , backing stormleaves securing a loose items like halloween decorations. the derecho storm in june illustrates how devastating widespread outages can be. bge says they are preparing for outages. they are making plans to bring an at least 500 additional workers from out of state. >> we are looking at the model
to make sure we are top of were the storm is going to go. and at this point, it is hope for the best, but expect the worst. >> and your power does go out, and it is up for extended amount of time, officials say may want to freeze some water now to keep it in your refrigerator to extend some of that sued the to have in there. but the light. in the refrigerator where power is out for more than eight hours is not very long. instead of stocking up on things to put in your refrigerator, you might want to buy non perishables. reporting live, jennifer franciotti, wbal tv 11. >> and anne arundal county judge has acquitted her mother and son, for giving alcohol before a deadly accident. they are charged with providing alcohol to three teens which led to a deadly car crash, killing three people including her daughter. the dismissed the citation, saying it provided no proof that they were to blame. court's this was a complete
tragedy. it was also a tragedy that there were charged as part of this unfortunate incident. but the judge's decision clearly exonerate them of any wrongdoing. >> according to maryland state police, both drivers involved or under the influence. former universityu of maryland student who planned to go onto a shooting spree -- back in march he was arrested for making an online threat saying he would kill people to make national news. remains banned from the college park campus. >> with just 11 days to go until election day, president obama is hoping for the backing of young people as he gets ready for a visit to mtv. but as hallie jackson reports, it may not be as easy as it was four years ago to dip into the
fountain of youth voters. >> experts say there's less excitement among young people this year, even though a couple college students we spoke with said that specific reasons they are headed to the polls november 6. >> he is excited to vote for the president the first time ever. and some agree it is a great thing. >> i think is important that everybody votes. >> it is important that everyone a lot of their plight to be heard. >> one is for obama. >> his health-care plan is beneficial and i think it will help my family. >> the other pro romney. >> the national debt plan. court's but mitt romney and upheld battle when it comes to voters under 30. two-thirds of them voted for president obama and 2008. net be a cakewalk for obama. a poll showing less enthusiasm among the younger crowd. >> he needs to get turnout among the youth vote out.
>> like he did before the midterm elections, president obama is headed to mtv in hopes of reaching young people. >> decide what kind of future you want for yourself. >> mitt romney has been invited to speak to come as he pushes his own get out to vote effort. >> vote early, but often. >> that is the message will probably try again on the campaign trail today in ohio and iowa. other than the mtv appearance, obama is spending his day in washington, d.c. >> the time is 5:38. 52 degrees. a new warning to use eyedrops. were the products have put dozens of children's and the hospital. >> an unexpected benefit of being tonsil free. >> and not forget to answer our
here is what the kids have to look forward to. or if you are catching a commuter bus. a lot of clouds, et temperatures in the low 60's. the fog as well. and it will be hard to give the characters into the seventies with all of these clouds. i will detail that in a minute. >> in this morning's medical alert, the fda is cautioning parents but the dangers of over the counter eyedrops and nasal decongestant sprays. >> many cases where children became seriously ill after accidentally ingested these products. these are sold by various brand names and generics. while no deaths have been reported, more than half of the cases required hospitalization. some new research finds consoles and adenoid removal may be helpful.
>> they found those that have their cake tonsils removed had improved -- those that have their tonsils removed have improved asthma symptoms. >> this is the ultimate dream for a man's man. having a food challenges in the walls of bacon named after you. i am jealous. >> here is a look at this. is he pan enough to finish at all? >> all eyes on hurricane sandy for the weekend. john has your full forecast. beep-bop-boop-bop boop-beep. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today.
as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6.
mchenry toll plaza. possible line blockage, be aware of that. no delays or backups just yet. looking good on 795 in owings mills boulevard. the other major roadways checking out just fine. the inner loop looking good. eight minutes on 95 southbound between the fort mchenry tunnel to the beltway on the south side. eight minutes on 95 northbound between the harbor tunnel and 95 on the north side. looking good around. to live look outside of the beltway at baltimore national pike. you can see the traffic increasing in volume, but no delays yet. a lot of view of 95 north of 195 in howard county. traffic moving just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11 for a final check of the buses and trains -- >> happy friday. a few delays out on the buses. 64 bus diverging at henry and
up. 21 diverting at pennsylvania lafayette. out on the rails, looking good. no delays on the train. and light rail and subway on schedule. for the mta i am kirk. correct temperatures in the grain, mostly 60's, a couple 50's like in salzburg and parkton, frederick. fifties' out and western maryland. the a friend to the west of us. -- a front to the west of us. here is the satellite image combined with the radar. the rain is getting into east florida this morning. the storm is still out to sea east of the bahamas. here is the cold front out to the west. snow out in colorado. not all on the mountains, some
in the flatlands to the east of the mountains. temperature-wise, you can see recalled a friend is coming in indiana and ohio. temperatures drop dramatically behind the front. it is the cold air behind the front that will be part of the energy come it charges the storm up when it comes in. here is what the forecast looks like for the hurricane. winds of about 80 miles per hour. in the vicinity of the bahamas, and moving to right near new jersey or the delaware beaches or the mouth of delaware bay on tuesday morning, really early, just after midnight. that is when the storm, the hurricane center is making landfall. still category one storm at that stage and then weekends as it moves inland. as close as that is to us, that is a big rainmaker. and with the eye of the storm so close, that is a windy storm as well. there are some adjustments and find turning to be made. that will not necessarily be the final word. we are talking late monday or
early tuesday. a lot of clouds. baby a break here or there. but the clouds will dominate. -- may be a break here or there but the clouds will dominate. de futurecast shares beclouds breaking up a little bit. but by saturday we get into a situation where we could see showers by the end of the day. a cold front to the west. the eye of the storm offshore on monday and making a turn toward the mid-atlantic states monday night or or early tuesday. for seven-day forecast -- 60's today and tomorrow. close to 70 if we get enough sun. by tomorrow afternoon, rain chances start to come in. they go up on sunday, monday looks of the most intense day reign of wise and wind wise. only around 64 the high or in the 50's. and quite chilly falling out with rain chances tapering off. >> thank you. earlier this week we sent toney got to the breakfast shop to
profile a special fund raiser. >> they organized the pennwich shall enjoy. it is a sandwich to be named after tony pann. chicken, bacon and waffled concoction. here is tony with the challenge. >> you have got 40 minutes to consume the pannwich. tell me what is in there. >> six pieces of a fried chicken, eight pieces of bacon, six pieces of cheese, and then two hold waffles'. >> sounds like an appetizer. >> uva and the community here. are these to friends or customers? -- you have the community here, are these friends or customers? >> anyone that was willing to come down this is what they did for us. >> ok. you guys are right to match anyone who finishes and 40 minutes from the breakfast shop
will match the donation of $35 minimum. and it will donate as much as you like. you can finish in 40 minutes we will match it. >> why do not you count them down? ready everyone? two of 40 minutes to complete its. you do not go to the bathroom. if you want more gravy, let us know. starts and 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. ago. good luck. >> or gorda have a much more in our next hour. aren't you hungry now? >> the breakfast shop. and the pannwich. >> we could do it. the time is 5:51. 52 degrees. >> will the tigers a roar back? keith mills has the answer in sports. >> here is a look at last
and this is maryland. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million gaming at casinos in these other states. question seven will build a new casino and bring table games to baltimore... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. >> tempore your answers to our water cooler question of the day. -- time for your answers to our
water cooler questions of the day. >> let friends be what they want to be. keep sending us your responses. >> now 11 sports with keith mills. >> good morning. game two of the world series and another when for the giants. they shut up the tigers last two-0 lead.o take 8 what looked like a big start for the tigers, and shot to left, france running. it takes about 13 steps. check out the plight to the plate. a perfect throw. great tag. to the naked eye, it looks safe, but the umpire gets it right and he was out. line at shot off of the head. fortunately, it did not hit him
square and he stayed in the game and pitched well in the seventh. no score brendan. this is a double play. iran s board. they went 2-0. -- they win 2-0. headed to the trade for the first tiger home game. the nfl season is underway. the box first win since september of last year. the ravens have this sunday off. college football, morgan state at home against delaware state. counsel from south carolina keeps it up. a touchdown drive. 7-0. plenty of big plays. gellar state tied it.
-- delware state tied it. he is gone. 14-0 a more dennis state. -- morgan state. del state wins. they are down the their fourth quarter back because of injuries. >> coming up in the next half hour, talk about a remodeling nightmare. when this woman gives the family patio some very unwelcome pecan tlc. >> why a police officer planned to slow cooked dozens of women. >> the weather is quiet this morning. stormy weather on the way. details ahead.